• What does it take to run MicroStation?

    Now and again people ask "What kind of computer hardware and system do I need to run XM or V8i?". Being knowledgeable I know that I can find that information, after istalling the software, in the ReadMe. But if you want to know beforehand in order to calculate the  total of you investment in MicroStation including possible costs for updating your machines- what to do? The obvious answer would of course be …

    • Thu, Apr 22 2010
  • Name the Next MicroStation!

     The issue of Naming is a toughie.....

    Taken from the article linked above "Keep in mind the following rule of thumb about the name of the software: it has to be easy to understand, easy to pronounce, and easy to remember; it must be short and dynamic; must be usable for a number of years and must be legal. "

    What name then shall we choose for the next MicroStation? The 2004 was related to a year…

    • Tue, Apr 13 2010
  • Version, Version on the Wall Which is the Fairest of them All?

    I find that clients in Sweden have at least three different versions of MicroStation at their offices - 2004 Edition, XM and some V8i. Apart from the obvious reason to update to the latest version available (getting all the new and possibly improved tools) and likewise obvious reasons to keep older versions(other applications linked to a version, fear of new things and a low training budget) are there yet other reasons…

    • Tue, Apr 13 2010
  • Time to Be Born Again - Engineering 3.0?

    Hi Friends,

    If you scan the web there is a lot said about the recession, management and leadership right now. Seems like we want to go somewhere but do not now exactly where. So we do nothing. Read one article compairing Management the traditional was to dinosaurs bound to be extinct and that Leadership will follow.

    But are we not past that point already? In the new Internet Era with Facebook, MySpace, Twitter…

    • Fri, Apr 2 2010